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Rep. Jim Murphy, R-Oakville, held his latest event Jan. 29 at Buerkle Middle School. On Jan. 15, he handed out food with, from left, his granddaughter Lily Murphy, 7, and her father, former Mehlville Board of Education member Jamey Murphy.

PHOTOS: In time of need, Murphy’s food distribution is popular

February 10, 2021

Food banks have reported record need during the COVID-19 pandemic and food distributions by Rep. Jim Murphy, R-Oakville, at Mehlville High School and Buerkle Middle School have proven popular.

Members of the Visiting Nurses Association, National Guard, county employees and volunteers help administer the vaccine at the mass vaccination site in Ferguson Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021. The county announced Tuesday that in addition to the mass vaccination site at the Florissant Valley campus of St. Louis Community College, additional vaccination sites would open in the Mehlville, Affton and Eureka fire protection districts, which will begin administering vaccines to eligible members of the public who have appointments Thursday.

GALLERY: St. Louis County’s mass vaccination site opens Wednesday

February 2, 2021

St. Louis County's first mass vaccination site, at the Florissant Valley campus of St. Louis Community College in Ferguson, is expected to open for public vaccinations Wednesday.  The county conducted...

PHOTOS: MHS and OHS students return to part-time, in-person learning

January 30, 2021

Mehlville and Oakville high school students returned to the classroom Monday, Jan. 19 for the first time since COVID-19 shutdowns last spring, aside from a brief, two-week window last November.  

PHOTOS: Mehlville elementary students now attending five days a week

January 29, 2021

Mehlville students expanded their time in class at the start of the second semester Jan. 19. Elementary students are now attending five days a week, while Mehlville and Oakville high schools attend part-time...

Ali Petersen, a nurse with Early Childhood Education in Lindbergh Schools, receives her COVID-19 vaccine at Mercy St. Louis. Lindbergh Schools nurses were vaccinated in mid-January because they are part of the first '1A' tier to get the vaccine.

GALLERY: Lindbergh nurses on the front lines

January 27, 2021

Lindbergh Schools' nurses, received the COVID-19 vaccine at Mercy St. Louis Jan. 15, since they are part of the first "1A" tier to get the vaccine. Teachers will be part of the next tier eligible for the...

The rendering for the plaza for the now scrapped Crestwood City Center, released by Walpert in 2018.

Crestwood mall has a new developer: Dierbergs and McBride Homes

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor December 22, 2020

This is a breaking news story. Check back for updates.  The former Crestwood Plaza mall has a new developer: Dierbergs Markets and McBride Homes.  St. Louis-based grocery store chain Dierbergs...

A drone photo of the Proposition R construction at Lindbergh High School.

PHOTOS: See progress on Lindbergh Schools’ Prop R

December 19, 2020

Proposition R upgrades are underway at Lindbergh High School, including renovations to Gym 3, new turf on the football and ongoing construction on a brand new, state-of-the-art high school building.    

The newly renovated Gym 3 at Lindbergh High School was unveiled last week, ready except for finishing touches.

Lindbergh Gym 3 renovated, ready for action

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor December 16, 2020

One of the first signs of progress on the new Lindbergh High School is a renovated Gym 3, which was completed last week except for finishing touches just in time for basketball season. The Flyers boys...

Dr. Aamina Akhtar, infectious disease physician and chief medical officer at Mercy Hospital South, gets the first COVID-19 vaccine in the St. Louis region Monday, Dec. 14, 2020. 'This is a game changer,' Akhtar said of the vaccine.

PHOTOS: First St. Louis health-care workers to receive COVID-19 vaccine are in South County

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor December 15, 2020

The first doses of the coronavirus vaccine in the state and St. Louis region were administered to hospital workers Monday in South County, giving frontline health-care workers hope as patients from the...

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